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Emotet's comeback is getting a boost from fellow botnet TrickBot

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

The two botnets spell trouble for 2022, researchers say.

Trolls defaced Twitch's website with pictures of Jeff Bezos, adding to the platform's security concerns

by Tonya Riley • 4 months ago

Twitch is still investigating the apparent hack.

Stolen Twitch source code, creator payment data revealed in apparent data leak

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

The company didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.

Facebook stops NYU researchers from examining misinformation, is criticized for 'silencing' transparency efforts

by Tonya Riley • 6 months ago

Facebook says researchers violated the website's privacy protections.

Spanish-language misinformation about vaccines is evading Facebook's moderators

by Tonya Riley • 7 months ago

Spanish language posts boasting false claims that the covid-19 vaccine causes magnetism are avoiding fact-checkers at a higher rate than English language posts.

As Methbot trial gets underway, prosecutors say a former scammer will testify against alleged ringleader

by Jeff Stone • 9 months ago

Aleksandr Zhukov has consistently denied involvment since his arrest in Bulgaria.

Researchers find two dozen bugs in software used in medical and industrial devices

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

It's a critique of the coding practices of the designers of billions of so-called IoT devices.

Food-delivery fraudsters deploy hacked accounts, stolen credit card info to skim from orders

by Tim Starks • 12 months ago

The grifters advertise their food delivery payment services on Telegram.

Ticketmaster pays $10M fine to settle charges of using stolen passwords to spy on rival company

by Joe Warminsky • 1 year ago

A former employee at the rival company had leaked logins to Ticketmaster, according to the Department of Justice.

Facebook says it disrupted cyber-espionage in Vietnam, Bangladesh

by Joe Warminsky • 1 year ago

The social media giant pinned the Vietnam-based activity on APT32, also known as Ocean Lotus.